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Sales Associates, Retail (Seasonal)

Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Kent Building Supplies
24001505 Requisition #


Hardware, Paint, Plumbing, Flooring, Kitchens, Seasonal Depts




Are you looking to grow your career and knowledge in a fast paced, friendly, safety-oriented environment? Are you up for the challenge of elevating the customer experience through providing the best solution as a trusted partner for our customers?


We are currently hiring Spring/Summer Seasonal Sales Associates for our Kent store at 809 Bishop Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick

If you ask our Sales Associates what they like best about working at Kent, they say they like working with people, learning about products and their functionality within customers’ homes. They also enjoy being part of a great team, and flexible schedules with opportunities to advance. 

What you will do: 


·         Work safely 

·         Provide superior customer service – this includes greeting customers, providing information, completing sales, and arranging deliveries 

·         Maintain store standards – Inventory, Replenishment and Merchandising

·         Learn about new products and attend electrical department specific training when provided.


What you will bring:


·         Excellent communication and team player 

·         Sales and customer service experience

·         Ability to develop comprehensive product knowledge 

·         Possess a high level of attention to details 

·         Ability to work days/evening/weekends (rotating shifts) 

·         Ability to learn and operate the applicable computer system (D635) used to process orders 

·         Grade 12 diploma or equivalent considered an asset


What we offer: 


·         A safe work environment  

·         Wellness program  

·         Scholarship and Bursaries  

·         Employee and Family Assistance Plan  

·         Employee discount  

·         Health and Dental Benefits  

·         RRSP contribution 

·         Continuous learning and Career advancement 


Company Profile:

Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values.

We employ over 3700 people and work hard to increase our market share through strategic investment in training and technology. In addition to our retail stores, we operate truss manufacturing facilities and a wholesale drywall company. We are a member of the Independent Lumber Dealers Co-operative which ensures our great product selection and pricing.

Kent Building Supplies is an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees, candidates, and customers.

If you have disabilities that require special accommodation please email, RetailRecruitment@kent.ca


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Worried you do not meet all the requirements? Studies have shown that many applicants apply only to job opportunities when they feel they meet 100% of the criteria. At Kent we promote an inclusive environment where everyone is appreciated, recognized, and empowered to contribute fully. If you are interested in this position but are worried you did not meet all the requirements, we would encourage you to still apply.


Apply Online today or drop your resume off in store!


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted


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J.D. Irving, Limited would never request money from job seekers, nor request personal information beyond what is required for a resume.  We routinely report suspicious activities and accounts and we ask anyone who has received messages from a fraudulent account to do the same.  If you have questions about the validity of an offer, please contact jobs@jdirving.com.

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